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Offline JimH

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Just won early 302
« on: April 27, 2011, 01:01:04 PM »
I just got this on ebay buy it now for $46.  It has the vented hand grip and looks like it's an early one from what the bottom looks like.  Although it has an F1 handset, I think the original cloth coiled cord shown in the picture is worth at least half of what I paid.  What do you guys think?

http://tinyurl.com/3lvf8cg
Jim H.

Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: Just won early 302
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2011, 01:42:06 PM »
Jim,

I don't know how I missed that one.  Early 302s with the vents in the back don't show up very much, so I think that you got a great deal.

Larry

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Re: Just won early 302
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2011, 01:45:08 PM »
Looks like a good buy, Even a "find of the month" contender.
As far as the F handset. They did make some "regular" and some "funky" 1936 F hansets, The regular ones are dated 1936, the funky ones look like a F , but assemble like an E.

They were also using E 'handsets.

Here is a link for early 302's. You can find it from Paul F's 302 page.
http://vintagephone.com/HB302.htm
The info in the chart was compiled by Hal Beldon.

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Re: Just won early 302
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2011, 01:47:54 PM »
I just got this on ebay buy it now for $46.  It has the vented hand grip and looks like it's an early one from what the bottom looks like.  Although it has an F1 handset, I think the original cloth coiled cord shown in the picture is worth at least half of what I paid.  What do you guys think?

http://tinyurl.com/3lvf8cg

nice find Jim....looks to be in outstanding condition. Its an early '37 with the vents and riveted on feet. It' s winner!!....Doug
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Offline JimH

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Re: Just won early 302
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2011, 06:31:13 PM »
Thanks, I'll have to wait until it arrives.  I can always add an E1 handset and a #4 dial!
Jim H.